You need to be more specific in your question. All states have specific statues of limitations in regard to crimes. Speak to his attorney about what is going on with the current matter and whether more charges are likely to be added or if the attorney has heard anything in regard to the federal Government picking up the matter. Good Luck.
Your question is difficult to answer. Has the case been bound over? How close to trial is the case? What are the potential new charges. If your son was charged with multiple felonies, presumably he has an attorney who can answer your questions.
The prosecution can go back and add new charges at any time without having to do very much work. They have to do it prior to the start of the proceedings. He needs a good criminal lawyer to fight this type of case, since the consequences are very harsh if he is convicted.
As to the federal question, the feds like to take cases that involve weapons so he again is in real danger of spending a lot of time in club fed. I have successfully defended (Won a Jury Trial in Fed. Ct. ) these types of matters. Get a good lawyer and you will have good success.
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